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Commencement 2021

Juan Pedroza being hooded at Commencement 2018

Doctoral graduate, Juan Pedroza being hooded by Professor Saperstein at Commencement 2018

Image credit: Randy Michaud

Stanford University 130th Commencement 2021 

All Sociology 2021 Graduation Events will be held virtually only.

Stanford University will be celebrating Commencement in person at the Stanford Stadium.  For detailed information about the Stanford Main Commencement   and all protocols, please visit the Stanford University Commencement web site.

Department of Sociology Virtual Graduation Cermony

Date: June 11, 2021


Bachelor's  - 12:00 pm

Location:  Webinar

Coterminal Master's - 12:00 pm

Location:  Webinar

Doctoral and Master's - 10:00 am

Location:  Zoom

Graduation Information

Diploma Reminders and Important Dates

  • If you are expecting to graduate at the end of Spring Quarter 2020-21, please file your graduation application on Axess by the application deadline, April 9, 2021 (5:00pm pst). 

  • Spring Application to graduate available in Axess
  • The application deadline for late applications to graduate for undergraduates and graduates, for Spring Quarter degree conferral is May 28, 2021 (5:00 pm pst). May 28 is the last day to withdraw an application to graduate for Spring.

  • No applications to graduate are accepted after 5pm on May 28, 2021. 

Other Useful Links:

Registrar's Office Graduation and Commencement Forms  

Registrar's Office Graduation Information


Undergraduates: Information and survey link will be sent to you by Morgan in a separate email.  

Doctoral:  Please complete the anonymous PhD Exit Survey by May 28, 2021


Co-Terminal/Master's: Please complete your  Sociology Graduating Coterm/MA Questionnaire by May 28, 2021

PhD: Please complete your PhD Graduation Survey  by May 28, 2021.


We will update this website as more details become available.